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Glen Canyon Trails Project : 31 Trees Will be Cut in September

SF Recreation and Parks Department is stepping up the Trails project in Glen Canyon. By the time you read this, they may already have posted notices for removal of 31 trees that they say have been assessed as “Hazardous.” The … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Park: What It Looks Like 6 Months After the Trees

It’s been over six months since the trees were felled between Elk Rd and the Glen Canyon Rec Center.  Here’s what it looks like now. ——————————— The destruction part took no time at all: An avenue of majestic century-old trees, … Continue reading

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Glen Park Rec Center: The Next Phase

Finally, the Glen Park Recreation Center is getting what the neighbors really wanted – a makeover for the old building. We attended a meeting held by SF Rec & Parks’ Capital Planning about this phase of the project. About 30 … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Trees – Why We Should Have Saved Them, and Where It’s At Now

We’re bringing you two videos that together will take under ten minutes of your time: One made some months ago, when the trees in the picture still dappled the hillside with their shadows; and a recent one that follows up … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Park Update

Well, it’s done. The grove of trees that graced the park’s Elk Road entrance is now a bunch of stumps and mulch. Here’s what it looked like when the cutting had just started, and what it looks like now. ………… … Continue reading

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Still More Trees Going Down in Glen Canyon

We’re continuing to document the work at the Elk Street entrance of Glen Canyon. Here are some recent pictures. It looks like what it was – a logged worksite where lately there were trees and bushes. We hope the realigned … Continue reading

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More Trees Gone in Glen Canyon

The tree-felling continues – up the slope above Alms Road, and around the Recreation Center. The wooded feeling of the Elk entrance and the area surrounding the Rec Center is gone. Here are photographs from Ron Proctor, documenting the ongoing … Continue reading

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Days 4 and 5 of the Tree-Felling

It’s nearly finished now. The line of grand old eucalyptus trees are mostly stumps. Here are some photographs from Days 4 and 5 of the tree-demolition. There’s also a video of one magnificent tree going down. It’s called Remembrance, and … Continue reading

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Day 3: The Century-old Trees are Still Going Down

This article is reproduced from SFForest.net It’s Day 3 of the tree-felling at Glen Canyon Park.  This video shows one huge tree, 133 years old, going down: [HERE’s the link.] And here, for those who cannot bear to watch the … Continue reading

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The Second Day of Tree-felling at Glen Canyon

The line of ancient eucalyptus trees at the Elk Street entrance to Glen Canyon Park  is being destroyed. HERE is a link to a Youtube video on the second day of the tree-felling. Below is a selection of still pictures … Continue reading

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